Thinking Machines

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Thinking Machines (Dune)
... Thinking machines is a collective term for artificial intelligence in the Dune universe created by Frank Herbert ... The Butlerian Jihad — a human crusade against thinking machines — is an epic turning point in the back-story of the Dune universe ... The thinking machines are first mentioned in 1965's Dune, and are adapted into autonomous robots to serve as the primary antagonists in the Legends of Dune prequel ...
Swordmasters Of The Ginaz - Prequels - Origins of The Swordmasters
... Transferring his desire for vindication from Chirox onto all thinking machines, Jool Noret began with a rigorous training to become the most effective killer of thinking machines ... send destructive electromagnetic pulses into a machine body to incapacitate or kill the opponent ... by personal shields - a fact that probably kept this martial-arts style alive long after fighting thinking-machines ceased to be a priority in warfare ...
Weirding Way - Plotlines - Sequels
... Murbella's cause against the unknown enemy, now revealed to be the resurrected thinking machines thought destroyed 15,000 years before ... In the 2007 sequel, Sandworms of Dune, the thinking machines have unleashed decimating viruses on planet after planet, while Face Dancers infiltrate human civilization in their own insidious plot to take over ... of warships succumbs to Face Dancer sabotage, but is saved from thinking machine attack by a host of Guild Navigators in heighliners, brought together by the Oracle of Time ...
Thinking Machines (Dune) - The Original Dune Series
... JIHAD, BUTLERIAN (see also Great Revolt) — the crusade against computers, thinking machines, and conscious robots begun in 201 B.G ... Bible as "Thou shalt not make a machine in the likeness of a human mind." In Dune Messiah (1969), the Tleilaxu Face Dancer Scytale notes that "From the days of the ... by humans who felt repulsed by how guided and controlled they had become by machines "The target of the Jihad was a machine-attitude as much as the machines ...
Dune Chronology - Plot Arc - The Butlerian Jihad
... the total destruction of virtually all forms of "computers, thinking machines, and conscious robots." With the prohibition "Thou shalt not make a machine in the likeness of a human mind," the creation of ... by how guided and controlled they had become by machines "The target of the Jihad was a machine-attitude as much as the machines," Leto said ... "Humans had set those machines to usurp our sense of beauty, our necessary selfdom out of which we make living judgments ...

Famous quotes containing the words machines and/or thinking:

    The machine has had a pernicious effect upon virtue, pity, and love, and young men used to machines which induce inertia, and fear, are near impotents.
    Edward Dahlberg (1900–1977)

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